Usha Barahmand

Title: Lecturer
Area: Clinical Psychology
PhD: Allameh Tabataba’I University, Tehran, Iran, 2003
Email: usha.barahmand@qc.cuny.edu
Office: D-302 Science Building
Office Phone: 718-997-3245
Lab: D-302 Science Building
Lab Phone: 718-997-3245
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Professional Activities

    International Editor
  • Malaysian Journal of Health Sciences.
  • Journal of Learning Disabilities, Iran
  • Journal of School Psychology, Iran.
  • Global Journal of Anthropology Research Sage Open
    Society memberships
  • Member of the American Psychological Association
  • Member of the Eastern Psychological Association

Current Research Activities

  • Similarities and differences between misophonia and obsessive compulsive and related disorders.
  • Obsessive compulsive personality and perfectionism in misophonia.
  • Factors associated with psychosis proneness.
  • Factors mediating the association between social anxiety and depression.

Recent Publications & Presentations

  1. Shamsina, N., Carvey, K., Amcheta, A., Sanchez, O., & Barahmand, U. (2021). Attitudes toward interpersonal affective touch, cognitive biases and social anxiety. Paper accepted for presentation at the 2021 Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS).
  2. Barahmand, U., Stalias, M., Rotlevi, E., & Xiang, Y. (2020). The New York Misophonia Screener: A New Instrument to Identify Misophonia in the General Population. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the Eastern Psychological Association (EPA 2020).
  3. Barahmand, U., Stalias, M., Rotlevi, E., & Xiang, Y. (2020). Misophonia: A Case for Mental Contamination? Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Eastern Psychological Association (EPA 2020).
  4. Barahmand, U., & Khoramdel, K. (2020). Heritability and Overlap of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders and Illness Anxiety Disorder: Findings from a Twin Study. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association (APA 2020).
  5. Tahazadeh, S., Barahmand, U., Yaghooti, F., & Nazari, M. (2020). Mind Reading in Films Task to Assess Social Cognitive Deficits in Autism Spectrum Conditions. Journal of Evidence-Based Psychotherapies, 20 (2), 79-100.
  6. Sadeghi, M., Barahmand, U., & Roshannia, S. (2019). Differentiation of Self and Hope Mediated by Resilience: Gender Differences. Canadian Journal of Family and Youth / Le Journal Canadien de Famille et de La Jeunesse12(1), 20–43. https://doi.org/10.29173/cjfy29489